This footage is from the breezeway of the apartments at 699 Ponce de Leon and shows the moments leading up to Monday's fatal shooting.
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Wednesday, June 13, 2012
But Zone 6's commander says they will be used infrequently.
Following a number of street robberies in East Atlanta Village, Little Five Points and Virginia-Highland, Maj. Keith Meadows, commander of the Atlanta Police Department's Zone 6, instituted a few strategically placed foot patrols in those neighborhoods. Speaking at the East Atlanta Community Association's June 12 meeting, Meadows said the patrols have had the desired effect in stemming some of the street crimes like purse snatchings and smartphone thefts that have seen an uptick in incidents. "We were having robberies where we weren't having them consistently," prompting the foot patrols, he told EACA members. But despite having the desired effect, he cautioned residents shouldn't expect to see them all the time. Much like bike patrols, …
Wednesday, June 6, 2012
"Beav" and "Vomet" negotiated plea deals that include probation, thousands in fines and restitution.
Douglas Grantham Jones and Christopher Erik Smith — long the source of aggravation for the intown neighborhoods of Old Fourth Ward, Virginia-Highland, Inman Park and Poncey-Highland — pleaded guilty to graffiti and destruction of property Wednesday. The two, known as "Beav" and "Vomet," respectively, appeared before Chief Judge Crystal A. Gaines in Atlanta Municipal Court Wednesday afternoon. Gaines ordered the pair pay thousands in restitution to their victims, additional fines and court costs and that they serve probation in a sentencing hearing that lasted about 30 minutes. Specifically, Gaines ordered that: The guilty pleas were entered under a negotiated deal between their attorney, Daniel Kane, and Erika D. Smith, the senior …
Wednesday, December 22, 2010
Trio also charged in Nov. 22 Virgina-Highland murder
Atlanta police have charged three men in connection with the Nov. 22 home invasion and rape of a Grant Park woman, the armed robbery and the killing of a Virginia-Highland man that same night and a subsequent home invasion in Benteen Park Nov. 27. Police only named one of the three men — Tamario Wise, whom they said is the "ringleader." But all three are charged with murder, rape and three counts each of armed robbery. Wise also was charged with a Nov. 8 armed robbery and aggravated assault of a taxi driver in Southeast Atlanta. "I personally appreciate all this dedication to the investigation, during the holiday season this takes the officers away from their families and loved ones," said Chris Newman, a longtime Grant Park resident and…